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Mattapoisett, MA 02739 -- (508) 758-4171


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Friday April 26, 2019 Go To Top
nat_tree.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Arbor Day Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Special Songs and stories with Miss Chris -- all about the trees.  For walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Saturday April 27, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:00 PM Poet Reading     Tell a Friend
   

Poet Dzvinia Orlowsky - author of 6 books, including most recently Bad Harvest. Books available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library.

Sunday April 28, 2019 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
Tuesday April 30, 2019 Go To Top
people_babyface_light.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers.
No Registration Required.

 
anim_dog.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to Breton     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Sign up for a 15-minute session
Tuesdays between 3 and 4 pm


Mattapoisett Library's therapy dog, Breton, and his owner, Lenore Everett will be at the library  again in the Fall for individual reading & visiting appointments -- great for all ages & reading abilities!  

Wednesday May 1, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Hudnall-Ripley   508-758-4171   hhudnall-ripley@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Painting Terracotta Flower Pots     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

Painting Flower Pots

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/children.asp    
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The Muralist     Tell a Friend
   

Public Book Discussion Groups. Pick up a copy of The Muralist & Reader's Guide. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday May 2, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writers Group     Tell a Friend
   

Creative writers meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:00.  Memoir, fiction, essay and poetry genres are discussed and beginners are welcome. No registration, anyone may drop in to see what the group is all about.

 
rec_knitting.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling     Tell a Friend
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.

Friday May 3, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Saturday May 4, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Making Tiny World Terrariums     Tell a Friend
   

Sign up to make glass jar terrariums! Stones, moss, plants, and tiny creatures and people provided. Bring your own glass container and any items you would like to add to your mini-world. For ages 12 and up. Registration is required. Call the library or email spizzolato@sailsinc.org

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misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Carol Cohen as Eleanor Roosevelt     Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy actress and historian Carol Cohen as she depicts Eleanor Roosevelt, featuring her work during the Depression and the Works Progress Administration.

Sunday May 5, 2019 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
 
nat_flower.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Calling All Gardeners!     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

Jana Milbocker talks about her book "The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast". Learn about each garden's highlights, ideal times to visit, and special features. Free and open to the public. Please call the library to sign up.

Tuesday May 7, 2019 Go To Top
people_babyface_light.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers.
No Registration Required.

Wednesday May 8, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Hudnall-Ripley   508-758-4171   hhudnall-ripley@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

 
rec_chess_knight.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
Thursday May 9, 2019 Go To Top
rec_knitting.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling     Tell a Friend
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.

Friday May 10, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Saturday May 11, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Used Book Sale     Tell a Friend
   

Hundreds of lightly used books, DVDs, and CDs for all ages.

Sunday May 12, 2019 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
Tuesday May 14, 2019 Go To Top
people_babyface_light.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers.
No Registration Required.

 
anim_dog.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to Breton     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Sign up for a 15-minute session
Tuesdays between 3 and 4 pm


Mattapoisett Library's therapy dog, Breton, and his owner, Lenore Everett will be at the library  again in the Fall for individual reading & visiting appointments -- great for all ages & reading abilities!  

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Wednesday May 15, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Hudnall-Ripley   508-758-4171   hhudnall-ripley@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

 
objects_paintbrush.png 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Paint Gnomes for your Garden!     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    5087584171   
   
It’s a fun kids activity that can encourage kids to garden and play outside!
Join us to make your own garden gnome for your spring garden or flower pots!
 
All ages welcome.  Limit 15, so please call ahead.  Thank you.
 
rec_chess_knight.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
 
ent_projector.png 6:30 PM Artists at Work     Tell a Friend
   

"Artists at Work: a Film on the New Deal Art Projects". Screening begins at 6:30 pm

 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Screening of Artists at Work, a Film on New Deal Art Projects     Tell a Friend
   

As part of the One Book, Tri-Town Series, historian Anne Kirschmann will introduce this documentary about art projects launched under the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project. Free to the public.

Thursday May 16, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writers Group     Tell a Friend
   

Creative writers meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:00.  Memoir, fiction, essay and poetry genres are discussed and beginners are welcome. No registration, anyone may drop in to see what the group is all about.

Friday May 17, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Sunday May 19, 2019 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight.png 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM The Muralist     Tell a Friend
   

One Book, Tri Town. Conversation and book signing with Barbara Shapiro.

Tuesday May 21, 2019 Go To Top
people_babyface_light.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers.
No Registration Required.

Wednesday May 22, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Hudnall-Ripley   508-758-4171   hhudnall-ripley@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

 
rec_chess_knight.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Instruction     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   
FREE--for all ages and abilities! 
 
30 minutes of FREE individualized instruction
with chess instructor, Jim Kegle 
 
Beginners -- learn to play
More experienced players -- practice your skills
& learn some new strategies!
Set goals & come each week to practice! 
 
Please call or stop by the library to schedule your lesson.
(Limited to one half hour time slot per person, up to two students per appointment)
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misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bood Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join in a discussion of The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday May 24, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday May 28, 2019 Go To Top
anim_dog.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to Breton     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Sign up for a 15-minute session
Tuesdays between 3 and 4 pm


Mattapoisett Library's therapy dog, Breton, and his owner, Lenore Everett will be at the library  again in the Fall for individual reading & visiting appointments -- great for all ages & reading abilities!  

Tuesday June 11, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Summer Reading Registration Begins     Tell a Friend
   

Register for "A Universe of Stories," the fun-filled summer reading program that celebrates space and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. There will be events, programs, crafts, and fun for families with children of all ages. Pick up a calendar. Registration will continue for several weeks. The program begins officially on June 25th.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
   

Six Days of Summer by Allis Dunning is set in a fictional town very much like Mattapoiset. In fact, a former resident wrote the book! Join in a discussion of this engaging mystery. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday June 25, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Wednesday June 26, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Imagination Nation: Writer's Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

A Writer's Workshop set 100 years in the Future -- If you are 8-12 years old with an ability to visualize what the future will bring, this is the place for you. Bring your imagination, we will provide pencils and paper, and be prepared to create science fiction stories that are out of this world.  Registration required.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrensummer.asp    
Thursday June 27, 2019 Go To Top
anim_dino.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM DinoMan! Space     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

“Through the solar system and beyond!”… is exactly where Dinoman takes his audience in this fast paced exploration of the heavens. The eight classical planets are visited and investigated—as well as Pluto, gravity, and the incredible cold of space. Dinoman Space uses dinosaurs, meteors, comets, liquid air, and a goldfish to give students a truly unique view of the heavens.

Great for all ages!  No registration required.

https://dinoman.org/space/    
Friday June 28, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Wednesday July 3, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Imagination Nation: Writer's Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

A Writer's Workshop set 100 years in the Future -- If you are 8-12 years old with an ability to visualize what the future will bring, this is the place for you. Bring your imagination, we will provide pencils and paper, and be prepared to create science fiction stories that are out of this world.  Registration required.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrensummer.asp    
Friday July 5, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

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Tuesday July 9, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Friday July 12, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday July 16, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Wednesday July 17, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Imagination Nation: Writer's Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

A Writer's Workshop set 100 years in the Future -- If you are 8-12 years old with an ability to visualize what the future will bring, this is the place for you. Bring your imagination, we will provide pencils and paper, and be prepared to create science fiction stories that are out of this world.  Registration required.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrensummer.asp    
Friday July 19, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday July 23, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Wednesday July 24, 2019 Go To Top
lib_writing_book.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Imagination Nation: Writer's Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   
   

A Writer's Workshop set 100 years in the Future -- If you are 8-12 years old with an ability to visualize what the future will bring, this is the place for you. Bring your imagination, we will provide pencils and paper, and be prepared to create science fiction stories that are out of this world.  Registration required.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrensummer.asp    
Friday July 26, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Friday August 2, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
Friday August 9, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

Tuesday August 13, 2019 Go To Top
people_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Matos   508-758-4171   cmatos@sailsinc.org
   

All ages are welcome.  No registration necessary.

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrenstorytime    
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Friday August 16, 2019 Go To Top
ent_guitar.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories with Miss Chris     Tell a Friend
    Contact:    508-758-4171   www.mattapoisettlibrary.org
   

Songs and stories for walkers and up.

No registration necessary.

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